Columbia University announced it has temporarily banned 70 students who traveled to Turks and Caicos — violating the school’s travel policy, according to a report.
Cashman didn’t say when the trip took place.
Cashman said the MBA students aren’t allowed on campus until Dec. 1, and that they must attend classes remotely.
“All of this is being done to protect the broader health of our community,” he told CNN. “Thankfully, to date, our positive case rate remains low.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Americans should not travel during the holiday season. But those who choose to do so should continue to follow safety protocols such as wearing masks, hand washing and meeting in small gatherings, the CDC says.